Dog attacks 72-year-old woman as man robs her on sidewalk, Colorado police say

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Police are asking for help identifying a man who used his dog to attack and rob an elderly woman in Colorado, according to a release from the Lakewood Police Department.

The incident took place near the intersection of West Hampden Avenue and South Ammons Street in Lakewood, a suburb just west of Denver, on May 15 at about 4 p.m., police said.

In a video released by police, the man’s dog can be seen pouncing on the 72-year-old woman, causing her to fall to the ground.

The woman manages to stand up before being assaulted by the man and again falling to the ground. The man then robs the woman and flees with his dog.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Detective Robertson at 303-987-7245.

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